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Montage of people featured in a series of stories about NC State.

Feb 20, 2023

Twice-Told Tales

As he prepares for retirement, NC State editorial director David Hunt revisits and updates some of the stories that have shaped our campus community over the past 15 years. Take a walk back in time and renew your faith in the future. 

Tech guys pose inside the Friday Institute.

Feb 20, 2023

Serious Fun

Three staffers almost went viral in 2007 with a catchy music video promoting the benefits of VMware's virtualization software. It turns out that the educational innovation behind the one-hit wonder improved computer access for K-12 students across the state. 

Josh Eure at home in his hometown of Hertford, North Carolina.

Feb 20, 2023

New World Order

Josh Eure, once a high-school dropout with no direction in life, took an unlikely path to NC State, where he earned an MFA in creative writing and critical acclaim for his science fiction. Learn how he made peace with the past and what he plans for the future. 

John Coggin poses outside in the peaceful English countryside.

Feb 20, 2023

Bridging the Divide

John Coggin's passion for solving real-world problems while reconciling differing worldviews took him from NC State to Harvard and back again. Could his doctoral studies in England help us heal divisions in the United States? 

Sean Coleman showing the back of his racing jacket with a Shell logo.

Feb 20, 2023

In the Driver’s Seat

Sean Coleman traces his career success back to the skills he learned in the NC State College of Design and the connections he made at the Shell Eco-Marathon in 2010. Learn about his work at Ford and check out his roadmap for the future. 

Saul Flores at a subway station in Brooklyn.

Feb 20, 2023

Walking the Walk

Saul Flores' memories of his 2010 journey from Ecuador to the United States are never far from his mind. Today, the NC State alumnus speaks on college campuses across the nation about his experiences tracing the "Walk of the Immigrants." 

Mohammad Moussa outside his home in San Francisco.

Feb 20, 2023

Silent Spring

Voices demanding democratic reforms have mostly been silenced in the Middle East since the Arab Spring revolutions more than a decade ago. For a time, Mohammad Moussa helped elevate those voices for an American audience through poetry. Learn how his work as a spoken word artist was shaped by loss and grief and resonates to this day. 

Alaina Brennan-Kupec in front of a rainbow flag.

Feb 20, 2023

Out for Good

Alaina Brennan-Kupec remembers the day everything changed — when she chose to take a public stand against efforts to restrict the rights of transgender people. Learn how she and her wife support trans students at NC State. 

Mr. and Ms. Wuf with the Strolling Professor statue

Jan 24, 2023

Education, Computer IT Move Up in Online Rankings

U.S. News delivers good news for two of NC State's graduate programs in this year's ranking of the nation's top online degrees. Programs for veterans in business, education and engineering also score honors. 

Employees join students on Harris Field for NC State's inaugural Juneteenth celebration.

Oct 24, 2022

Employees Give Supervisors, Pandemic Response High Marks

In the first engagement survey since the pandemic, employees remain satisfied with their jobs but want NC State to do more to ensure fairness in policies, practices and promotions. 

The Memorial Belltower with the Raleigh skyline in the background.

Sep 12, 2022

NC State Advances in U.S. News Rankings

NC State achieves its highest ranking ever on the annual Best Colleges list, joining the ranks of the top 30 public universities in the nation. The university gains ground in measures of value, reputation and student success. 

Professor Griffin sits in front of his computer monitor in his office at NC State.

Aug 24, 2022

SPIA’s Griffin Named Fulbright Distinguished Chair

The prestigious award gives Clifford Griffin the opportunity to conduct research on the challenges to democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

A sign signals where to start an admissions self-guided tour near the Talley Student Union.

Jul 27, 2022

Help Prospective Students Navigate Campus

Applications for admission to NC State are higher than ever, and that means more prospective students are visiting campus every day. Learn how you can help them connect with campus tours and information sessions. 

Campus gateway sign reading NC State University

Jul 26, 2022

Trustees Elect Officers for 2022-23

NC State's Board of Trustees starts its new year with the election of officers. 

Ayo Agunbiade, outside his office in Nelson Hall, believes in the transformational power of education.

Jul 26, 2022

Rhyme and Reason

Ayo Agunbiade’s songs explore one of life’s enduring paradoxes: humanity’s propensity for conflict and the heart’s capacity to heal. Follow the academic advisor's musical journey.